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Reading Fluency Assessment for Elementary Students

Digital tools give educators new ways to obtain a more complete picture of students’ early literacy and reading fluency. From kindergarten, through the elementary grades, online platforms can help teachers gather information on students and design an action plan to support their growth. I’m excited to share an online reading fluency assessment designed specifically for […]

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Writing Assessment Prep and Practice from Writable

Making sure that students have everything they need before state exams is definitely stressful. As a classroom teacher, I remember just how hard it was to find “just right” prompts and practice activities for students. Writable is a practical EdTech tool for teachers and students. Educators can use it to make sure that state summative […]

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How To Evaluate EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Is there such a thing as the “perfect” EdTech tool? As a classroom teacher, I was always on the hunt for new iPad apps or websites. I hoped they would address different goals I had for students. In these early days of curating resources, I tried to filter out the fluff. I knew I needed […]

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Responsive Curriculum Management in Action

What does it look like to have a robust and responsive curriculum in your school? A well-designed, responsive curriculum gives teachers an opportunity to help students connect with content in a meaningful way. A clear plan for instruction and delivery can help students engage in deeper learning with subject matter in every classroom. Making sure […]

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Learn How To Organize Student Data with eduCLIMBER

It’s always exciting to come across EdTech tools created by educators. Classroom perspective and experience working with students, can spark ideas that turn into websites and apps for the world to use. This year I connected with the team at Illuminate Education, and I’m excited to tell you about their interactive tool for educator, eduCLIMBER. Illuminate’s […]

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Personalized Learning Platform Kiddom: Data and Standards-Based Tool

Last month I had the chance to take a tour of Kiddom a totally free platform that helps teachers use real-time data to make decisions. Kiddom lets educators curate personalized learning experiences by choosing which resources are “just-right” for students. Teachers can use Kiddom to get these resources into the hands of students and make […]

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Front Row: Personalized Math + Reading Comprehension Practice

Front Row is a free, all-in-one program for math and reading comprehension. It ensures every student receives high-quality, individual practice. By addressing student areas of need and building off strengths, Front Row is can increase student confidence. It can also promote growth in all students, regardless of their ability level. Personalized Math + ELA Practice Teachers […]

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Women Olympics Activities from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite. It’s a popular platform I have shared before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments you will certainly want to explore – including on women olympics! Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games there are special new resources. […]

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Create Interactive Lessons and Monitor Progress Live with Stile

Stile is a power tool for creating and teaching interactive lessons.  Not only can you quickly create interactive lessons, you can also monitor progress live and provide real-time feedback, all in a single platform. Lessons in Stile include an easy drag and drop lesson builder. Teachers can choose to add a variety of content. This can include videos, […]

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Create Rubrics Online with Quick Rubric Grading Tool

Quick Rubric is an online tool that lets users easily create rubrics.  Teachers can create a free account and design their own rubrics on the web.  Quick Rubric gives teachers a space to create, edit, copy, save, share, and print rubrics all from their web browser.  The straightforward interface lets teachers add columns and organize expectations […]

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